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The Liberation of Growing Old


Opting Out of Adulthood Is Becoming More Common


Will Retirement Pay You a ‘Happiness Bonus’?


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Talkin’ About Your Generation

Scientists have long debated how economic and societal trends, such as the Great Depression or the 1960s counterculture movement, influence personality development. But using novel ways to analyze data across time, psychological researchers have identified specific attributes — like empathy and incivility — that are more prevalent in some birth cohorts than in others. ... More>


Observer Article

Probing Emotional Mysteries

Studying human emotion is akin to detective work for APS Past President Robert W. Levenson. The 2014 William James Fellow awardee discusses his search for clues in behavior, age, genes, and much more. ... More>